Early Origins of the Fignron family
The surname Fignron was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Namur, a province in Belgium. The old citadel was the castle of the ancient counts of Namur. The districts include Namur, Dinant, and Philippeville. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.
Early History of the Fignron family
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Fignron Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Vignron, Vignon, Vigneron, Vigne, Vignes, Vigna and many more.
Early Notables of the Fignron family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Fignron family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Rene Vigneron, who came to Canada in 1647; Michel Vignon, who came to Montreal in 1650; Adam Vigne, who arrived in Virginia in 1714; Jeanne Vigneron, who settled in Louisiana sometime between 1717 and 1721.